Island Pag

How to arrive to the Island of Pag

How to arrive to the Island of Pag by car?

If you are traveling in the car, all the necessary information relating to Croatian roads and road tolls can be obtained at

The island can be from the north by ferry line Prizna (mainland) - Žigljen (island). The journey takes about 15 minutes.

Information on ferry lines:
"Jadrolinija", Split, Phone: + 385 (0)21 338333,

Ferry Žigljen

The island can be reached also using the bridge of Pag. From Novalja to the entrance to the Dalmatina highway (Zagreb - Split) at Posedarje you can get in an hour (70 km) and the town Pag is 45 km from Posedarje.

Bridge to island of Pag

The road routes to get to the island of Pag:
Rijeka - Senj - Prizna (ferry Prizna - Žigljen)
Zagreb - motorway - exit Posedarje - otok Pag
Zagreb - motorway - exit Žuta Lokva - Senj - Prizna (ferry Prizna - Žigljen)
Zagreb - motorway - exit Gospić - Karlobag - Prizna (ferry Prizna - Žigljen)
Split - motorway - exit Posedarje - island Pag

Useful information for drivers:
For driving in the Republic of Croatia you need to have a valid driving and registration license and the Green Card as proof of car insurance.

Traffic regulations in the Republic of Croatia:
- You drive on the right side of the road.
- The maximum speed limit in inhabited areas is 50 km/h (if not specified otherwise by traffic signs).
- The maximum speed limit outside inhabited areas is 80 km/h (if not specified otherwise by traffic signs).
- The maximum speed limit on highways is 130 km/h.
- The maximum permitted blood alcohol limit is 0.5 %.

If you need any kind of immediate assistance, urgent medical help, police assistance, fire department, mountain rescue service or any other type of assistance, you can dial the free-toll number 112 at any time of day or night, regardless of your location in Croatia. The calls can be made through land lines or cell phones and from all phone booths.

- Road assistance HAK available 24 hours at number 987.
- In case of an accident you can dial the police number 92.

Gas stations:
Gas stations on major highways work around the clock and in villages from 7am to 7pm (up to 10 pm during the summer). All gas stations sell Eurosuper 95, Super 98, Normal and Euro Diesel whose current prices you can check at
Sve benzinske crpke prodaju Eurosuper 95, Super 98, Normal i Euro Diesel, čije cijene možete vidjeti na

Gas stations on Pag:
Pag, island of Pag, Zadarska 3, mob: 091 4971 320, opening hours: 06:00 - 24:00 in high season (low season: 06:00 - 22:00)
Novalja-Špital , Obilazinica 4, 091 4971 318, opening hours: NON-STOP in high season (low season: 06:00 - 22:00)
Novalja-obala, Obala kneza Domagoja 2, 091 4971 317 opening hours: pon-sub 07:00 - 21:00 in high season (low season: pon-sub 07:00 - 21:00)
Novalja, Kolan b.b., 091 4641 370, opening hours: NON-STOP in high season (u predsezoni i posezoni: 06-22, low season: 06:00 - 20:00

How to arrive on the island of Pag by boat

The island can be reached from the north by the ferry line Prizna (mainland) - Žigljen (island). The journey takes about 20 minutes.

During the tourist season the ferry and high speed boat connections to other islands are more frequent.
The summer timetable is effect from May 31 to September 28.

The main Croatian shipping company is the "Jadrolinija", and the information on the schedules of boat connections and fares is available at:

There is also the express line (with a high speed catamaran) Novalja - Rab - Rijeka

More information on shipping lines can be found here:

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How to arrive on the island of Pag by airplain?

The Croatian national airline carrier is Croatia airlines and during the season it connects Croatia with all significant European centres: Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milano, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Tel Aviv, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Vienna, Zurich and Manchester. You can find more information on Croatia Airlines flights at or by phone: +385 1 4819 633 or +385 1 0800 7777.

If you intend to visit Pag, organize, if possible, a flight to Rijeka (i.e. the island of Krk) or to Zadar, as those are nearest airports to the island of Pag.

If there is no direct flight from your destination to these cities, you can organize flights via Zagreb or Split, which are well connected with the island of Pag.

Airport - Zadar
P.P. 367 - phone.: +385 (0)23 205 800, fax.: +385 (0)23 205 831,

Airport Rijeka
Otok Krk, phone: +385 (0)51 841 222, fax +385 (0)51 842 032

Airport - Zagreb
10150 Zagreb, Pleso bb, p.p. 40 - phone: + 385 (0)1 45 62 222,+ 385 (0)1 62 65 222,
fax: + 385 (0)1 45 62 033, +385 (0)1 45 62 297,

Airport - Split
21120 Split, Kaštelanska cesta 96, p.p. 2 - phone: + 385 (0)21 203 555,

International airline companies also connect Croatia with world destinations:
- Adria Airways,
- Aeroflot,
- Austrian Airlines,
- Air France,
- British Airways,
- Ryanair,
- ČSA,
- Lufthansa,
- LOT,
- Malaysia Airlines,
- Malev,
- Swissair,
- Turkish airlines,

How to arrive on the island of Pag by bus?

Buses run from the island of Pag from almost all parts of Croatia. The lines are active throughout the year to larger centers (Zagreb, Split, Osijek, Rijeka).

The information on the schedules of the bus lines and fares can be obtained either at:
or phone lines: for international +385 1 6157 938, and for national traffic +385 60 313 333.

Autotrans d.o.o.

Autobusni kolodvor Pag
Phone: +385 (0)53 661 500

Autobusni kolodvor Novalja
Phone: + Phone: +385 (0)60 30 40 70

On the island of Pag there is a bus that runs several times a day between the towns and villages on the island, and tickets are sold in buses or stations.

Companies with local lines on the island of Pag are:
Antonio Tours: + 385 (0)53 661 500
Pag Mediteran: + 385 (0)21 600 042

How to arrive on the island of Pag by train

Croatia is very well connected by direct trains with Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, whilst with other European countries it has connecting railway lines. The Croatian railway traffic includes local and fast trains and there are EuroCity and InterCity lines on the following routes:

- EC "Mimara": Berlin - Leipzig - Munich - Salzburg - Ljubljana - Zagreb
- IC "Croatia": Vienna - Maribor - Zagreb
- IC "Kvarner": Budapest - Zagreb - Rijeka
- IC "Drava": Budapest - Čakovec - Ljubljana - Venice

The nearest train station is in Rijeka and at the Jadrolinija office nearby you can get all the information you need on the high speed catamaran connections to the island of Pag:
Jadrolinija, Rijeka - phone: + 385 (0)51 21 14 44,

You can find information on railway traffic in Croatia at or by phone for:
- national traffic: 060 333 444,
- international traffic: +385 1 4573 283.